Cadillac Seville STS, 1998 MY

The Cadillac Seville STS is a 4 door saloon-bodied car with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. The Cadillac Seville STS's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.6 litre, double overhead camshaft 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This powerplant develops 300 bhp (304 PS/224 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 400 N·m (295 lb·ft/40.8 kgm) at 4400 rpm. A 4 speed automatic gearbox supplies the power to the wheels. The Cadillac Seville STS weighs a claimed 1815 kg at the kerb.

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Cadillac Seville STS, 1998 MY information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5105 mm
How heavy?
1815 kg
What size engine?
4.6 litre, 4565 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
304 PS / 300 bhp / 224 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
400 Nm / 295 ft.lb / 40.8 kgm @ 4400 rpm

Cadillac Seville models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW 1811 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1811 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW 1801 kg
Cadillac Seville STS -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1827 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 4565 cm3 279 PS 275 bhp 205 kW 1800 kg

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1998 Cadillac Seville STS data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2850 mm 112.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1593 mm 62.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1598 mm 62.9 inches
Length 5105 mm 201 inches
Width 1905 mm 75 inches
Height 1407 mm 55.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1815 kg 4001 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60.6 litres 13.3 UK Gal 16 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.31
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code L37
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.6 litre
4565 cc
(278.573 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 84 mm
3.66 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.11
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
304 PS (300 bhp) (224 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
65.7 bhp/litre
1.08 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
400 Nm (295 ft·lb) (40.8 kgm)
at 4400 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
87.62 Nm/litre
1.06 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.3:1
Fuel system Rochester fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1101.1 kPa (159.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 570.63 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 167.59 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
123.26 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
165.29 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.11 kg/kW
13.55 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7 x 16
Wheel size rear 7 x 16
Tyres front Goodyear Eagle LS P235/60 R 16
Tyres rear Goodyear Eagle LS P235/60 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.68
Final drive ratio 3.71
general
Carfolio.com ID429605
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 42.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Cadillac Seville STS added 2015-08-10.
Last modified 2015-08-10.